Religion: Science & Faith

Anglican bishops squirmed restlessly one day last fortnight during a Convocation of Canterbury (Church of England meeting) in London. Lean little Dr. Ernest William Barnes, famed "scientific bishop" of Birmingham, was shocking them once more. This time it was with proposals to reduce England's population 10% by sterilizing the unfit and teaching birth control to lower class women. Up jumped Bishop Arthur Foley Winnington Ingram of London, to cry that this was "rather off the mark." Suave Dr. Cosmo Gordon Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury, intervened and changed the subject.

Dr. Barnes, born...

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